Another Legal Update for Employers

Maine’s New Fair Chance in Employment Labor Law Now in Effect AUGUSTA – Multiple updates to Maine labor law went into effect on Monday, October 18, 2021, including ‘An Act Relating to Fair Chance in Employment.’ This new law prohibits employers from inquiring about an individual’s criminal history on an initial employment application and fromContinue reading “Another Legal Update for Employers”

End of the Road: Termination

Deciding to terminate someone’s employment under any circumstances is complicated. The risk means employers must be thoughtful, fair-minded, and strategic. Termination on-the-spot without any investigation, conversation, or prior discipline often backfires. If the misconduct is severe, opt to suspend the employee pending an investigation, and carefully review all the evidence first. Make sure the organizationContinue reading “End of the Road: Termination”